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Top 5 Expensive Cricketers in PSL

Posted: January 23, 2017 at 1:58 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Top 5 Expensive Cricketers in PSL


Top 5 Expensive Cricketers in PSL

Where on the one side, there are many local and national team cricketers who desire strongly to get selected in the Pakistan very famous and successful league that is Pakistan Super League. On the other hand, there are few other idol players, who even don’t need to go through bidding process to get selected. They are famous enough to get announced by PCB and every team can elect any of them. However, with no doubt it can be said that every team would like to select more than one of these expensive cricketers. These players are most expensive and iconic player of PSL. They get paid at most 15 percent more than the subsequent highest paid player of PSL. The top five players who have been selected by PCB for PSL second edition includes Kevin Pietersen, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, Shahid Afridi, and Shoaib Malik. Among these five most expensive PSL cricketers, Shane Watson got selected by Islamabad United team, Shoaib Malik by Karachi Kings, Shahid Afridi by Peshawar Zalmi, Kevin Pietersen by Quetta Gladiators and Chris Gyle by Karachi Kings. They receive amount of one lac and fourty thousands in dollars.

1. Shahid Afridi


Born in year 1980, his full name is Sahibazada Muhammad Shahid Khan Afridi. However, he is also known as boom boom afridi. He is one of the most favourite players in Pakistan having fan following in millions. He is an all rounder famous both for making highest score in just 37 balls and also for taking maximum wickets within short time span. In PSL 2016, he played for Peshawar Zalmi team and this year again he is going to play for the same team in PSL second edition. However, unlike last year, this time he didn’t take captaincy of Peshawar Zalmi and announced Darren Sammy as a new captain for Zalmi team. He is one of the most expensive cricketers of PSL.

2. Shoaib Malik


Born in the year 1982, Shoaib Malik is another very famous cricketer of Pakistan. He is middle-order batsman and mostly performed well in the field of batting. He made his ODI debut against West Indies in 1999. Ha has played for all positions in cricket and one can doubt in which position he has performed his best. In PSL second edition in 2017, Shoaib Malik is going to play for Karachi Kings team and they are lucky to have such versatile all rounder with them. Shoaib Malik is another most expensive cricketer in PSL tournament.

3. Kevin Pietersen


Kevin Pietersen is an English Cricketer, who was born in year 1980. He is known as one of the most enchanting cricketers of England. In many matches he has shown his finest performance and achieved the appreciation of millions. He has also become the one of the highest scorers of England. However, he was unfortunate enough to get abandoned by the England team due to some reasons. Now for PSL 2017, just like the last year he got again selected by Quetta Gladiators team. Gladiators are feeling happy for electing such compelling and powerful player.

4. Chris Gayle


Born in 1979, his full name is Christopher Henry Gayle. He belongs to West Indies team and needs no introduction. Basically he plays as an all rounder, but in the field of batting, his achievements are unremarkable. He has flourished in the batting filed like no other cricketer. His strength is his wonderful coordination between eye and hand. He can hit properly even during giving long deliveries. His aggressive style makes him a perfect choice of short format matches but that doesn’t mean that he can’t play well for test matches. In PSL 2017 second edition, he is going to represent Karachi Kings team and he has been traded by Sohail Tanveer. Chris Gayle is another most expensive cricketer of PSL.

5. Shane Watson


Born in 1981, Shane Watson is an Australian cricketer. He is an all rounder and can perform well in all formats of game. His unforgettable ODI innings were against Bangladesh in which he achieved 15 sixes and 15 fours. In PSL 2017 he is going to play for Islamabad United team. He is another most expensive cricketer of PSL.


We will update this list according to the current ratings of Top 5 Expensive Cricketers in PSL.

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